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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 88%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 57' South
Longitude: 151° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 26' 37.5"791.52 mieast4° 37' 13.7"317.50 misouth851.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaThu 2:36 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSoutheast SE
LaeThu 2:36 AM838 km521 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 2:36 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 3:36 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraThu 1:36 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmWest W
HoniaraThu 3:36 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 4:36 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmEast E
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 2:36 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 2:36 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariThu 1:36 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
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